Moi Girls Eldoret gutted science labs to be rebuilt – Kenya News Agency
Efforts are underway to ensure that two laboratories and a fire-razed home science lab at Moi Girls High School in Eldoret on Thursday night are rebuilt and equipped quickly.
The State Department’s Principal Secretary (PS) for Broadcasting and Telecommunications, Esther Koimett, assured parents, teachers, students and the public that facilities will be urgently rebuilt to ensure students follow their normal routines. practical lessons as soon as possible.
Koimett, speaking to reporters at the school, said officials from the Department of Public Works had already visited the school and were continuing an assessment to determine the extent of the damage.
“The officers will be able to give us an assessment of the damage and how much it will cost to restore the structures,” she said, adding that the labs need to be restored as soon as possible to allow students to continue learning.
The PS said the school board will meet to plan an alternative space to use as a lab in the meantime to allow students to continue with classes while they wait for new facilities to be built.
Koimett, president of the board of Moi Girls, assured the parents that no one was injured in the incident and that normality had returned to the establishment.
Ainabkoi County Deputy Commissioner Charles Laboso said preliminary investigations indicate the fire may have been caused by an electrical fault, adding there are no signs of foul play.
“We are pleased that there was a quick response from the County Fire Department which was able to put out the fire before the hell spread and caused more damage.
By Brian Kipkenei